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Google celebrates NASA's DART mission with a new search gimmick

6 days ago

Dinosaurs ruled the earth for many millions of years, but only after a mass extinction took out most of their rivals. Just how that happened remains a mystery — sounds like a case for paleoclimatologist Celina Suarez! Suarez walks us through her scientific detective work, with a little help from her trusty sidekick, scientist-in-residence Regina G. Barber.

10 days ago

A truck collision turns a Florida highway into a silver sea of beer cans

11 days ago

She faked her kidnapping to go back to her ex. Now she'll get 18 months in prison

12 days ago

The economics behind 'quiet quitting' — and what we should call it instead

20 days ago

Meet South Dakota's new corn-bassador, a boy who recently found out that corn is real

25 days ago

'Scallop Discos': How Some Glitzy Lights Could Lead To A Low-Impact Fishery

26 days ago

A shipment of baby wipes turns out to be $11.8 million worth of cocaine

1 month ago

A tomato spill makes a major California highway a marinara mess

1 month ago

Nichelle Nichols' remains will go explore strange new worlds

1 month ago

Long overlooked, Oregon's Swastika Mountain may have a new name soon

1 month ago

Travelers spotted a bald eagle at the airport — but this isn't his first TSA line

1 month ago

An ice-age bison was discovered! Then soon eaten — once the foul taste was smothered

1 month ago

Consider This from NPR

1 month ago

Close to a decade after a catfishing incident, former NFL player Manti Te'o opens up

1 month ago

Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro / via Facebook

6 days ago

Venice mayor calls out 'imbeciles' surfing Italian city's historic canals

1 month ago

What a pest! Spotted lanternflies are spreading in the U.S.

1 month ago

Italy is spending hundreds of millions to save dying villages. Will it work?

1 month ago

A massive sinkhole just discovered in Chile has authorities puzzled

1 month ago

Why do so many bikes end up underwater? The reasons can be weird and varied

1 month ago

It's been over 150 years since the first article was published about the molecular key to life as we know it — DNA. With help from researcher Pravrutha Raman, Short Wave producer Berly McCoy explains how DNA is stored in our cells and why the iconic double helix shape isn't what you'd see if you peeked inside your cells right now. (encore)

2 months ago

A Greenland shark, one of the longest-living animals on Earth, was caught near Belize

2 months ago

You could get paid to eat candy as a Canadian company's chief candy officer

2 months ago

Want to lay off workers more smoothly? There's a startup for that

2 months ago

How a near-death experience could change the way you live

2 months ago

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